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Alexandria, Missouri
Location of Alexandria, Missouri
Location of Alexandria, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Clark
Incorporated 1948
Area
 • Total 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
489 ft (149 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 105
 • Density 269.23/sq mi (103.96/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63430
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-00604
GNIS feature ID 0735484

Alexandria is a city in eastern Clark County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2020 census, its population was 105.

Alexandria is part of the Fort MadisonKeokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Alexandria was founded in the 1830s. The community was named after John Alexander, the proprietor of a nearby ferry. A post office called Alexandria has been in operation since 1840.

Geography

Alexandria is located at 40°21′35″N 91°27′28″W / 40.35972°N 91.45778°W / 40.35972; -91.45778 (40.359770, -91.457749).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), of which, 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

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Great Flood of 1993, with the Mississippi River out of its banks in Alexandria.

Located along the Mississippi River, Alexandria is prone to flooding with large swaths of the area under water during the Great Flood of 1993.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 952
1870 688 −27.7%
1880 760 10.5%
1890 536 −29.5%
1950 465
1960 452 −2.8%
1970 453 0.2%
1980 417 −7.9%
1990 341 −18.2%
2000 166 −51.3%
2010 159 −4.2%
2020 105 −34.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 159 people, 67 households, and 45 families living in the city. The population density was 418.4 inhabitants per square mile (161.5/km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 202.6 per square mile (78.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 0.6% African American, and 2.5% from two or more races.

There were 67 households, of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.8% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 11.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.1% male and 45.9% female.

See also

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